Archive for November, 2009

Banff and Bormio Open

November 2nd, 2009

Mount Norquay at Banff and  Bormio in Italy have both opened on the 31st October, 2009 for the 09-10 winter season.  Both areas will be open weekends only for the first few weeks of November before opening full time.

Les 2 Alpes in France has also been open for a special festival but will close now through to re-opening in late November for the wqinter season. Cervinia, which had been open weekends only in October, is now open full time.

In Switzerland Les Diablerets has opened for winter 2009-10with the glacier ski area “Glacier 3000“ open, and currently offering the Dôme ski lift and parts of the Snow Park to skiers and snowboarders.

There are several lines of a different level with tables, rails as well as boxes ready for use in the park.

Depending on snow conditions, the rest of the 10 installations and 25 km of ski runs will be made available and remain open until May 3th, 2008. The status of available runs and installations will be regularly updated on

Other resorts due to open in the next week include Lake Louise and Nakiska in Alberta, Canada and Keystone and Copper Mountain in Colorado, USA as well as Hemsedal in Norway.

Resorts already open include Sunday river in Maine and Arapahoe basin and Loveland in Colorado, USA as well as Kitzbuhel in Austria, Ruka in Finland and several dozen others.

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